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Cruel Beautiful World

by Caroline Leavitt

Hardcover, 357 pages, Algonquin Books, List Price: $26.95 |


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The 1969 flight of 16-year-old Lucy to rural Pennsylvania proves nightmarish for her older sister, Charlotte, who has sacrificed her own youth to care for the troubled Lucy.

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